Colonel William A. Phillips

John Bear Doane Cogswell (June 6, 1829 – June 11, 1889) was an American lawyer and Republican politician from the U.S. state of Massachusetts. He was President of the Massachusetts Senate for the 1877, 1878, and 1879 sessions, and was United States Attorney for the District of Wisconsin during the presidency of Abraham Lincoln. He was the last U.S. Attorney for Wisconsin before its division into Western and Eastern districts.[1][2]

Biography

In 1847, while at Dartmouth College he became a member of Zeta Chapter of Psi Upsilon Fraternity.[3] In 1852, he was awarded the LL B. from Harvard Law School.[4]

See also

References

  • Jameson, E. O.,: The Cogswell in America, (Boston: Alfred Mudge & Son, 1884), p. 358;
  • Dartmouth College ... 1769-1940 (Hanover, N.H., 1940), p. 162.
  • Nutt, Charles: A History of Worcester and Its People, (New York City: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1919), vol. III, p. 206-207.

Notes

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Nutt, Charles (1919), History of Worcester and Its People, Vol. III, New York, New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, p. 206
  2. ^ Nutt, Charles (1919), History of Worcester and Its People, Vol. III, New York, New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, p. 207
  3. ^ Psi Upsilon Fraternity. New York, Baker & Godwin. 1864. p. 74.
  4. ^ Harvard Law School. (1888). Catalogue of the officers and students, 1817-1887. OCLC 246849182.

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Massachusetts Senate
Preceded by
Jonathan Higgins
Member of the Massachusetts Senate from the Cape district
January 3, 1877 – January 7, 1880
Succeeded by
Samuel Snow
Preceded by
George B. Loring
President of the Massachusetts Senate
January 3, 1877 – January 7, 1880
Succeeded by
Robert R. Bishop
Legal offices
Preceded by
Don A. J. Upham
United States Attorney for the District of Wisconsin
1861–1866
Succeeded by
Charles M. Webb (W.D. Wis.)
and Levi Hubbell (E.D. Wis.)